Entry-Level Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salary

Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions can expect to earn an average of $44K annually. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. There are more female Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,851 - $55,988
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$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,219
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$13.91 - $26.93
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$0$56K
Salary $34,851 - $55,988
Bonus $0.00 - $2,043
Total Pay (?
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$34,763 - $56,280
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 310
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.91 - $26.93
Overtime $1.52 - $36.26
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,043
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,763 - $56,280
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,199

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Jersey City:
"A Lot of Traveling - Very Gratifying in the End."
Make sure the college/university pays for your rental vehicle while out recruiting. Make sure you are reimbursed for all expenses while out on the road. Listen to the students when they speak to you they are trying to find their way.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Salt Lake City:
"The lack of diversity."

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Philadelphia:
"Communicate!"
My advice for anyone starting in Admissions is to make sure that you are a good communicator. It is imperative to be able to communicate with students, parents, faculty, teachers, guidance counselors, etc.

Key Stats for Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salaries

Public Speaking
▲4%

Sales
▲3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲2%

Recruiting
▼0%

Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$44,000


Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%
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